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Minsiter of Foreign Affairs Meets US Special Envoy for Iran in New York

Wed, Sep 21, 2022 - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Fuad Hussein, has met the US Special Envoy for Iran, Mr Robert Malley, on the sidelines of the 77th session of UN General Assembly ...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 21, 2022 Wed, Sep 21, 2022

Foreign Minister Meets Head of the Investigation Team for Crimes of Da’esh

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met in Washington with Mr. Karim Khan, head of the investigation team on crimes of Da’esh in Iraq.

The meeting discussed the role of the UN investigation team in collecting and storing evidence that criminalizes Da’esh terrorist gangs and keeping them in Iraq to ensure the rights of Iraqi victims of different faiths, ethnicities and sects in the liberated areas and the Iraqi martyrs who sacrificed themselves for their land and people.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 10, 2019 Sun, Feb 10, 2019

Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr Fuad Hussein Meets with his Counterpart of the Holy See

On 3 May 2021, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein, met with Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States at the Vatican State Building.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, May 5, 2021 Wed, May 5, 2021

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Foreign Minister of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from the Foreign Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi, and the two sides discussed the latest developments, based on Jordan’s respect for the sovereignty and integrity of Iraq, and the continuation of calmness efforts and constructive bilateral cooperation.

Minister Alhakim affirmed his high appreciation for the distinguished relations with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the continuous cooperation and consultation on various issues of concern to the two brotherly countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jan 8, 2020 Thu, Jan 9, 2020

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Jordanian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Al-hakim received on Thursday 25/10/2018 a telephone call from Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Mr. Safadi congratulated the minister on the occasion of assuming the duties of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, expressing his hope for further efforts to consolidate the ties of friendship and brotherhood and to strengthen the cooperation relations between the two countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 25, 2018 Fri, Oct 26, 2018

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

The Foreign Minister, Mr. Fuad Hussein, participates in webinar (via closed-circuit television) to discuss the situation of refugees and displaced persons during the pandemic with the participation of Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, and Pakistan, and a representative of the European Union and the High Commissioner for Refugees and Displaced Persons.

The webinar seeks to answer important questions, including:

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jun 9, 2020 Tue, Jun 9, 2020

Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives His Japanese Counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi in Baghdad

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, the Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein received his Japanese counterpart, Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi, in Baghdad. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, and ways to enhance them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly countries. The two sides also discussed regional and international issues of common interest.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Aug 21, 2021 Mon, Aug 23, 2021

Foreign Minister Meets with Danish Counterpart and Calls for Reopening of Danish Embassy in Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the Danish Foreign Minister Mr. Jeppe Kofod and reviewed with him the developments of the bilateral relations between the two countries and developing them in all fields, especially economic and trade, and encouraging Danish investors to take advantage of the investment opportunities available in Iraq.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 18, 2020 Tue, Feb 18, 2020

H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi: We could not have won a victory without we fought corruption

His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi has confirmed that we have not been able to win a victory without our fight against corruption. There is a relationship between the corrupt and terrorism, we did restore our country, our land and our citizens, we affirm our determination to protect public money and our responsibility to protect it, each one working from his position, His Excellency has added in his speech in the opening of the Sixth Ministerial Conference of the Arab Network for the Promotion of Integrity and Combating Corruption: We will not hesitate to open any file of... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Apr 15, 2018 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Congratulation

I congratulate the President-elect of the United States of America Joe Biden.
We look forward to strengthening bilateral relations and advancing dialogues and cooperation between the two countries at all levels, as the common challenges also require us to intensify joint action.

Foreign Minister
Fuad Hussein

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Nov 8, 2020 Sun, Nov 8, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets Several Ambassadors of Arab and European Countries and International Organizations Accredited to Kingdom of Netherlands

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Ambassadors of Arab and European countries and international organizations accredited to the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Minister Alhakim reviewed the latest political and security situation in Iraq and the priorities of the government at the current stage, and at the strategic level, pointing out its orientations to diversify sources of income, support the private sector, create jobs, and eliminate unemployment by upgrading the economic sector, especially agriculture and industry, stating that his visit to the Kingdom of the... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Oct 30, 2019 Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Jennifer Gavito

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has received, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran affairs, Ms Jennifer Gavito, with the presence of the US Ambassador to Iraq, Mr Matthew Tueller, and the Director of National Security for Iraq and Syria, Ms Zahra Bell.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Mar 14, 2022 Mon, Mar 14, 2022

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Coward Attack in Arish

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the coward, terrorist attack in Arish, northern Sinai. The ministry expresses the most heartfelt sympathies and condolences, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 10, 2017 Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Foreign Minister : We Have Strong and Genuine Brotherly Ties with Kuwait

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim praised the bilateral relations between Baghdad and Kuwait, expressing his appreciation for the positions of Kuwait in support of Iraq, the latest of which was presented by the Emir of the State of Kuwait to Iraq by donating $ 10 million to support efforts to combat Coronavirus
This came in a telephone call received by Minister Alhakim from his Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Muhammad Al-Sabah, who will deliver the sum to the World Health Organization in Geneva to purchase emergency equipment and medical supplies for Iraq.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 17, 2020 Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets with his Austrian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Austrian Foreign Minister Mr. Alexander Schallenberg. The two sides discussed aspects of bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing them in various fields.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Sep 24, 2019 Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets his Cypriot Counterpart in Brussels

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Cyprus’s Foreign Minister Mr. Nikos Christodoulidis on the sidelines of the fifth EU-LAS Ministerial Meeting in Brussels.

The two sides reviewed the bilateral relations and ways to strengthen them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 5, 2019 Tue, Feb 5, 2019

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein gives lecture and stresses the importance of restoring the decision to Baghdad,indicating that foreign policy is a reflection of inside Iraq, and stated the most important challenges and opportunities to achieve balanced dipl

Minister Fuad Hussein also noted that foreign policy is a reflection of the unity of national decisions and positions, calling for a realistic consideration of the challenges facing the country.

Concerning opportunities, the Foreign Minister stated that the Ministry adopts the principle of balance, multiple partnerships, and openness to all parties within the framework of awareness of the constitution and the laws in force, indicating that the principles of good neighborliness, culture, history and others that are stable in Iraq’s relationship with its neighbors are all subject to... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jan 23, 2021 Mon, Jan 25, 2021

Foreign Minister Receives Omani Counterpart at Baghdad Airport

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim received his Omani counterpart, Mr. Yousuf bin Alawi at Baghdad International Airport.

The two sides are expected to hold bilateral talks on strengthening relations between the two countries, promoting cooperation and coordination on issues of common concern.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jun 12, 2019 Wed, Jun 12, 2019

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

Foreign Minister Mr. Fouad Hussein met with the United States Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Matthew Tueller.
At the beginning of the meeting, the American Ambassador expressed his congratulations the Minister on the assumption of his position as Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 8, 2020 Mon, Jun 8, 2020

Foreign Minister Receives his French Counterpart Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received French Foreign Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian.

The two Ministers discussed developing bilateral relations in various fields, activating the strategic understanding document for bilateral relations, and ways to enhance consultation and coordination between Baghdad and Paris.

Minister Alhakim stressed Iraq’s keenness to develop the distinguished level of relations with France, and looks forward to exploring new prospects for cooperation, especially in the field of economy.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 17, 2019 Thu, Oct 17, 2019